Seager was 1-for-6 in Monday’s win, and his seventh-inning single scored the Dodgers’ first run of the game, part of a five-run rally. During his current streak, Seager is hitting .318 (14-for-44) though with just one extra-base hit, a double (he has a .341 slugging percentage and .340 on-base percentage during the streak).
|SS||Seager (L)||2B||Frazier (L)|
|LF||Granderson (L)||1B||Bell (S)|
He has reached base in 16 straight games, dating back to Aug. 3.
Seager also had a 10-game hitting streak from July 5-20 this season. During his career, Seager has six hitting streaks of at least 10 games, topping out at 19 consecutive games from June 16 to July 6, 2016.
With 359 career hits, Seager has passed Mike Piazza (354 hits) for the most hits through their first 300 career games by a Los Angeles Dodger. Tuesday is Seager’s 299th career contest. The franchise record is held by Brooklyn outfielder Johnny Frederick, who amassed 420 hits in his first 300 games, from 1929-31.
Jameson Taillon starts for the Pirates in the second game of this four-game series at PNC Park. Seager was 2-for-3 with a double against the right-hander in their only meeting, on June 24, 2016.
The only other Dodger with a double-digit hitting streak in 2017 is third baseman Justin Turner, who had a 16-game hit streak from April 13-30, then a 14-game hitting streak from May 13 to June 19, the latter interrupted by a stint on the disabled list.
Turner is 2-for-2 with a double against Taillon.